Kate Pain

Assistive Technology Consultant   |   BAppSc (OT)

Kate Pain

Kate comes from an occupational therapy background, with two decades of experience in varied settings, specialising in wheelchair seating and positioning.  She finds the evolution of power wheelchair alternate drive technology fascinating, and looks forward to exciting innovations becoming more readily available in power wheelchairs.

Kate really enjoys appointments with children who are trying out a wheelchair for the first time.  She loves seeing the excitement in their eyes as they move independently for the first time – it’s contagious!

Kate also enjoys working with adults trialling a wheelchair for the first time, who have a lifetime of limiting perceptions about using a wheelchair, who then realise that the right equipment can amplify their abilities and enjoyment of life.

In her spare time she chases children and eats ice cream!